Hockenberry Family History

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Hockenberry Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hachenburger, habitational name for someone from Hachenburg in the Westerwald (Hesse), or of Hackenberger, habitational name from any of several towns named Hackenberg in Bavaria, Rheinland-Westphalia, and Brandenburg, or from Hachenberg in the Rhineland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Hockenbury, Cushenberry, Hackenberg, Fortenberry, Eichenberg

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Hockenberry Family Origin

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Hockenberry Family Occupations

What did your Hockenberry ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hockenberry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hockenberry family was Blacksmith. The most common Hockenberry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Hockenberry's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hockenberry.

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Hockenberry Historical Records

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Hockenberry Life Expectancy

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